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Discover Bowling Green’s Rich History with the Historic City Trolley Tour!

Spring break is upon us, and if you’re looking for an exciting way to explore the vibrant city of Bowling Green, Kentucky, we’ve got just the ticket for you! Hop aboard the Bowling Green Trolley and embark on a captivating journey through time with our Historic City Trolley Tour. With a limited schedule of tours just in time for spring break, there’s no better opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of this beautiful city.

Uncovering Bowling Green’s Past

As you glide through the streets of Bowling Green, our knowledgeable guides will regale you with fascinating tales of the city’s past. Learn how Bowling Green got its name and discover why it became a strategic location during the Civil War, with both the Union and Confederacy vying for control. From the ashes of war, Bowling Green emerged as a thriving community, eventually becoming a popular tourist destination and the proud home of one of America’s most iconic sports cars – the Corvette!

Points of Interest

During the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to visit a variety of historic landmarks and attractions that showcase Bowling Green’s unique heritage. Highlights include:

  • The National Corvette Museum: Delve into the history of America’s favorite sports car and see an impressive collection of Corvettes spanning generations.
  • Fountain Square and the Capitol Theatre: Explore the heart of downtown Bowling Green and admire the stunning architecture of the Capitol Theatre, a historic landmark.
  • Reservoir Hill and Fort CF Smith: Learn about the city’s military history as you visit Reservoir Hill and Fort CF Smith, which played significant roles during the Civil War.
  • Historic RailPark & Train Museum and the L&N Depot: Step back in time at the RailPark & Train Museum and discover the important role that railroads played in shaping Bowling Green’s development.
  • Western Kentucky University and the Kentucky Museum: Gain insight into the educational and cultural heritage of Bowling Green with a visit to Western Kentucky University and the Kentucky Museum.
  • The Modern Automotive District and the Dixie Highway: See firsthand how Bowling Green continues to evolve, with a tour of the Modern Automotive District and a drive along the historic Dixie Highway.
  • The Shake Rag Historic District: Explore one of Bowling Green’s oldest neighborhoods and learn about its significance in African American history.

Tour Details

Our Historic City Trolley Tour runs on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through April 6, 2024. Tours depart from the front entrance of the National Corvette Museum (most accessible from Gate A) at 9:15 am, 11:15 am, and 2:15 pm. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes, providing ample time to soak in the sights and stories of Bowling Green.

Reserve Your Spot

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the charm and heritage of Bowling Green, Kentucky, this spring break! Whether you’re a history enthusiast, a car aficionado, or simply looking for a fun and informative way to spend your day, our Historic City Trolley Tour has something for everyone.

To reserve your spot or inquire about availability, please contact us at 270-745-7317.

Come aboard the Bowling Green Trolley and let us take you on a journey through time you won’t soon forget!


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